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Remove the dot extension from folder names
Authored by: Lou Kash on Jul 21, '06 04:33:35AM

It doesn't happen initially and possibly it also depends on installed applications on your system.

On my system, while *.1 - *.9 extensions are not assigned to any application, *.0 seems to be assigned to MacHacha (a utility to split and join files). So, if I add .0 to a folder I'll see a warning and I can then only remove the extension via the Get Info window.

After I have changed a folder extension a couple of times on the same folder, and at least once included .0, suddenly any other number extension like Folder.2 will stick as well. That looks like a bug to me.
But it doesn't show only with number extensions, of course; any other *.xy will stick on that folder as well unless you remove it in Get Info.

While I already knew about the Get Info way, I think this is a very good hint because it's not obvious and it seems to be a workaround for a possible OS X bug.



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